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a chance to talk with professors who are also authors, and today we are at the u.s. naval academy in annapolis to maryland. joining us is the author of this book, michael skerker, an ethics of interrogation is the name of the book published by the university of chicago press. professor, first of all, what do you do at the naval academy? >> i am an ethicist. to see at this glass that all the answers have to take in some upper levels las, religiousyy studies and that they courses. >> would you say your book is a philosophical book or a how to interrogate book? >> it is a work of philosophy. the principal question is under what circumstances can a statey ask more demand to know the secrets of its citizens.y there are some practical dos and don'ts as well. >> what is the geneva convention that we always talk about? >> the geneva convention to protect pow's signed in 1948. >> and how did that come about? what will does it play inyyy interrogation?yyyyyyy >> sure.yyyyyyyy throughout much of the historyy of warfare, prisoners-of-waryy were treated at the mercy
work for the u.s. central command. petraeus headed the central command from late 2008 to mid 2010. and during that time presented kelley and her husband an award for raising money to pay for junior enlisted men and women to attend military balls. petraeus has told friends that he had no romantic involvement with kelley. and only saw her when she was with her husband. law enforcement officials say they found no evidence to refute that. and described kelley as a victim who received and messages.threatening some close to petraeus say he's told them the affair with broadwell began about two months after he took over the central intelligence agency in september 2011. and the affair ended about four months ago. friends of petraeus say he described the trust with broadwell as infrequent and he say he never pursued her after the affair ended. now law enforcement officials stress to us that kelley is in no trouble at all. in fact no one is roicly to face any criminal charges here. the fbi investigation in the end found only a personal affair and no concerns about national security. jses bo
. it cannot be business as usual asiran in the year it was written about the way the u.s. government organized itself at that level to deal with the reactor in syria. the bush administration organized its iraq policy in another way. there are several models out there but it is important that i ran not be seen as one of 10 or 15 problems we have to deal with on a daily basis. iran is problem number one and will be for awhile. there are plenty of other problems in the middle east. first, syria -- i concur with everything dennis said. first of all, for the longest time, many people thought the fall of assad was inevitable so we would not have to do that much to provoke it. i'm not so sure, not because i don't think this insurgency is effected. i have been on the receiving end of a number of insurgencies in my career is. this is a very powerful and effective one. iran has command -- has committed -- syria has committed powerful friends that appear to be ready to go to the mat to make sure the assad regime will stay in power. that is russia and iran. the result could be an assad that stays in power
. >> next, the ethics of embedded >> after that a look at the changes in the u.s. senate following tuesday elections. >> recent thri museum of jewish heritage in new york city hosted a conversation on the role of embedded jurne lists. they discuss their role as journalists in iraq afghanistan and columbia. this is about 50 minutes. >> thank you for the introductions. i would like to thank you in advance. we are talking about the ethics of journalists. i am not a journalist. i am a historian. what you guys call this? do you refer to being embedded as -- how do we talk about this? >> an embed means -- you could be with the military and not be embedded. i signed a contract with the military. as far as i know, this is pretty much invented by the military and all this terminology, before that, you would just say, i am reporting with the army. >> there is an indication with embedded that you are living with them and you have shelter, food, and are with them. >> you can rely on them for food and security. we only refer to embeds as far as the military. >> it is about journalists who are working d
administration had against him, had tried against him. because syria was -- opposed the u.s. led invasion of iraq in 2003. the syrian government was looking the other way or even supporting jihaddists who were entering into iraq and killing american and allies forces. so the u.s. and syria were on opposite sides of the street, to say the least. he survived that. he survived the association with the assassination of former lebanese prime minister in february of 2005, in a damning un report that was leaked that held syria responsible. he survived all that and actually emerged in somewhat flying colors by 2008-2009, accepted back into the regional order, into the international community, even representatives at an anational plows meeting to jump start the arab-israeli peace talk. so i think he developed a sense of survivalism. he and his supporters. to the point where, when you have another challenge, and the most serious to date, obviously, since march 2011 and continuing today, that sense of triumphantism, that they're on the right side of history, sense of destiny, and i sincerely believe if i ta
ramping up to 2003 the afghanistan invasion, the u.s. troops on the special groundwork special forces. it was such a small force. the issue really came up again in 2002 as people were preparing to embed in iraq. i heard about it and many of my peers already in the field thought, no way, we will not do that. our impression of the 1991 embeds is that they were stuck in a room and could not get anything done. a lot of us chose not to embed and many of us went to iraq into the north. i would say we were shocked and appalled at how much play the embedded reporters were getting. there were good stories being reported. they were reported well. it worked so well i felt like i was worried news organizations would start just sending embeds and not reporting the other side. class with the security system, a basically became like that. with iraq, it got to the point where you could not be in unilateral anymore. in afghanistan, that is typical. >> that is the term for non-embedded. unilateralist. >> you are unilateral. >> what was important for me in the iraq war was working for the l.a. times we
brought this to light. >> we now know from a u.s. official that it was a complaint from paula broadwell was sending harassing e-mails to another woman close to the cia director that prompted the fbi to investigate. also we know that the investigation led to the discovery of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus that indicated the affair. now, that second woman hasn't been identified, and the official we spoke with didn't know the nature of that woman's relationship with the former director. but more details are. going out about the timeline of events and when u.s. officials were notified of the circumstances of this investigation. a senior u.s. intelligence official tells the cnn that the fbi informed the director of national intelligence james clapper about the investigation on tuesday night, election night, just as some polls were beginning to close and director clapper as a friending colleague, fellow officer, and admirer, urged petraeus to step down from his position. we know as well from that intelligence source that director clapper informed the white house on wednesday and then,
. a u.s. officials say the fbi had a tap he may have been involved with viagra for, pola broad well. the woman you see on the screen. she could have possibly had access to his e-mail account. also, there is continuing anger, frustration and despair as people demand to know why there neighborhood remain start from 12 days after super storm sandy hit the boardwalk community. >> i cannot get light on or anything for my kids i can not get power, heat, garbage pickup. >> workers from the long island power authority are visible but still cannot seem to get the electricity back and homes in the flood zone. york's governor has threatened to pull the company's operating license. >> we paid them, and we gave them a franchise because they represent themselves as experts at doing this and they failed. they should be held accountable for their action. kenneth gonzales, a registered nurse is crammed into his living room he once shares with his three other people roommates and belongings they have. >> if someone comes in here with guns to take it a little i have left what am i supposed to do? they
as he continues to that 2014 deadline for u.s. troops out of the afghanistan. the ceremonies get under way later this morning we'll have live coverage at 11:00 eastern here on c-span. washington journal continues on this sunday november 11. we'll be back in a moment. >> some patients require special therapy, hip knows sis is effect nive certain types of battle northeast rose sis f. >> now you're deep asleep. we're going back now, going back to -- one of the most important procedures is group psychotherapy. here under the psych tryst guidance the patient lerns to understand something of the basis causes of his distress. >> i'd like to see if we can get some illustrations about how one's personal safety would stem from childhood safety. if i had done anything wrong afseshamed of i would tell them what i had done so i kept it to myself. >> this weekend on c-span 3 let there be light. his world war ii dk meantry on combat trauma and treatment. today at 4 p.m. eastern. >> i want my fiction to be intensely journalistic because unless you get out and look at what is going on these days, you'r
of month of 1918. germany and the u.s. that ended the war. millions of veterans later we attempt to honor the lives of who helped. >> good morning. a relatively quiet morning along market street. at least for now some people are getting out and about. however, that is expected to change with 11:00 a.m. the starting time. this staging for the parade is right behind me. veterans, organizers will start in getting everything ready. it takes off from here. market street/second street. they will go west, towards civic center plaza is similar to the san francisco giants parade. just a couple of weeks ago. it is scheduled to last until 3:00 p.m. and a salute to veterans that have also served in the middle east. afghanistan and iraq. half some public view the lines are impacted, so if you're going to be coming out here please do some research and plan ahead are going to be lots of people out with road closures and that sort of thing. or if you would like to avoid this altogether but there is still plenty of room along market street. if you're going to come down is much easier to get a spot instead
be honing in on. as well as you know, this year's conference is galvanized around a set of issues u.s. national security, six topic issues for the president in 2013. and let me just recap those for you because we want to drill down in these. the council selected u.s. economic competitiveness, u.s. education competing globally. the middle east, china, afghanistan, pakistan and u.s. energy policy as the six top issues. starting with that. looking at its strategically, do you feel that those are the core issues before president obama and this administration and our country going into 2013? if not, what would you change? what would you add? >> when i was informed by lori murray about the outcome of the process by which the world affairs council went through and came up with those six issues, i thought you had it exactly right. i think those are the big issues and congratulations to you. i think you had them just right. i think there's an overarching issue on top of all of them in some sense enables all of them. and that is if you look at the national security challenges and foreign policy
who had worked for a u.s. contractor in iraq and had been essentially abandoned by the company. will she rescued them. will and was trying to find them homes. along for the visit was an unwitting retired dog handler. robin meade understandably couldn't believe the story. >> so how is it that they fall through the cracks and get stranded there? that's unthinkable to me. >> it is unthinkable. that's why spca international are making sure these dogs don't get forgotten and get the brought home. >> reporter: it turns out ivy and nugget were not abandoned. they were donated, taken from their adoptive homes in iraq, a military contractor tells cnn, after terri crisp asked noerm for them. the military contractor reed security told cnn they had no idea crisp would use ivy and nugget as fund-raising tools in the united states. for weeks cnn has been trying to track down crisp. first we were told by her spokespersonor she was unavailable. we drove to terri crisp's rural home down this dirt road in sierra nevada and found crisp driving straight toward us. ms. crisp? it's drew griffin with
think that u.s. officials in washington had enough information beforehand, enough of these warnings, to beef up security before the attack ever happened? >> well, that is the purpose of our inquiry. and, that decision will be made by the committee. i have not had an opportunity get to go through what are thousands of pages. and, i -- you know, i want to do that. i want other members to do it. i don't want to jump to any conclusion. but, it would appear to me -- and this is just me -- that the five prior incidents in the year, which aren't intelligence, they are not threats. they are actual attacks on the british ambassador, on our consulate once before, on a number of other things, on the united states missions. now, that, to me, is sufficient intelligence to make a decision. now -- we want to see what the extent -- extenuating circumstances are, that it wasn't beefed by us, if it couldn't be beachefed up by the libyans or we didn't close done the consulate. >> chris: second question, was there enough time between the first attack and the second attack the following morning on the c
abbas says he will ask to recognize a palestinian state. the u.s. has opposed upgrading their status. a man arrested in colorado after atagging a police officer with a sword. a man was runningarn an education complex with a sword yesterday. he sliced an officer's fingers when confronted. the officer shot and killed him. the officer is in critical condition. more than 1500 twilight fans are camping now the downtown los angeles this weekend to catch a glimpse of the movie, stars at the premier. the final movie in the vampire romance series opens on monday. >> shannon: what time your your flight? >> i will not be attending. >> shannon: if you showed up, there would be pandemonium, we need you here. >> reporter: i don't think that's correct. >> shannon: we need you here, peter. >> to point fingers in any one direction is a short-satellited way of making people feel good about the selection. we have issues that have to be dealt with in a lots of areas. >> shannon: rnc communications director, sean spicer says it's time for self-examination. after a disappointing election, rnc officials ar
in the u.s. virgin islands. the attorney general is investigating the allegations. the office did not specify the complaints received. voters in the u.s. virgin islands elected the house of representatives. >>> in a race for district seven seat remains up in the air. through six round of rank choice voting. board of education president has 381 votes. labor leader fx crawly has 11,352 votes. that's a difference of 29 votes. the department of elections hopes to finish counting the mail in ballots. it covers mersed and san francisco state university. >>> this could be censored over free speech and controversy. there is is a council resolution charging this person of unethical conduct. she asked an engineer to stop a man from blogging about her on the hercules patch work site. they later apologized for the perception is of stifling free speech. >>> this could end up costing students big money in the future. they are voting on a graduation fee for super seniors. they have higher fees if they take too long to graduate. it effects 9,000 students t needs it make room for new under graduat
star general. petraeus was tapped to head the u.s. forces in 2007 and earned his fourth star at that point and widely credited with saving the country from civil war by orchef traiting a surge in the troops. he was pointed commander of the u.s. central command and over seeing all operations including afghanistan and. petraeus underwent successful treatment for prostate cancer and became the top commander of afghanistan. and he retired and appointed cia director we are going to hear more about the fbi investigation that led up to petraeus quitting. ron cessler is on the store tore and he knows general petraeus very well and has uncovered details about the timing of all of this. he will join me live coming up inside of the fox report. >> right now, a major utility company on the east coast feeling intense pressure and from all the way from the customers to the governor. what does it take to get the lights turned back on. long island power authority said 99 percent of the people living there will have their power turped on and 53 percent of all customers have electricity. but th
commander catholic war veterans of the u.s.a. william meeks, secretary vietnam veterans of america. john hamilton commander in chief foreign wars of the united states. national commander am vets. sam hunt blinded veterans association. john national commander army and navy union of the u.s.a. national commander non-commissioned officers, national commander the american legion, national commander military order of the purple heart of the u.s.a., national president fleet southeast reve association, national come dant marine corps league. national president military chaplains association, national president particle liesed veterans of america, national commander legion of valor of the u.s.a., commander and chief military order of the world wars, president national association for uniform services, the associate members of the committee are located in the boxes to my left. i'd like to ask the presidents and national commappeders of our associate members to be recognized. ladies and gentlemen please recognize our veterans national leadership with your applause. [applause] it is now my pleasure
feed from afghanistan about a massacre last march. u.s. staff sergeant robert bales is accused of murdering 16 afghan civilians, most of them children. one of the eyewitnesses, a 14-year-old boy, testified that he saw an american soldier shooting and begged him to stop, screaming, "we are children. we are children." bales was in the courtroom but showed no emotion. pakistan today marked "malala day." children across the country turned out to show their support for the 15-year-old girl shot in the head by the taliban last month. they also called on the world to join malala's campaign for girls' rights to an education. malala is recovering in a british hospital. his flock numbers 1 billion catholic faith full but now pope benedict is going to add some followers. the vatican says the 85-year-old pontiff has opened a twitter account. no word yet on a handle. coming up, a new breed of muscle car designers muscling into the spotlight. >> axelrod: a fully ld muscle car has long been a symbol of red-blood american manhood. but as priya clemens shows us, the cars aren't changing but who
devastating consequences for the economy, that underwrite u.s. national security. thanks for joining us. i'm vago muradian, you can watch this program online at defensenewstv.com or e-mail me, and a reminder to thank the men and women who are or have served the nation in uniform for their hard work and sacrifice. i'll be back next week at the same time, until then, have a great week. >>> after a fierce race to the finish as anything changed? as the president and congress stare over the fiscal cliff, what do the collections marine for -- elections mean for biotech researchers and patients? i'm steve usdin, welcome to "biocentury this week". >>> elections are over but politics isn't. congress returns this week and the fiscal cliff clock is ticking. failure to act by the end of december could trigger deep spending cuts including $2.6 billion from nih. president obama's re-election means the affordable care act will go effect but implementation especially pressure to cut the deficit will be challenging. president obama had this to say about the hurdles and priorities in his
on the u.s. diplomatic mission in libya. nbc news confirmed patras' conducted his own investigation. >> i do not see how in the world you could find out what happened in benghazi if general petraeus does not testify. >> still trusted by many in washington, he is in a unique position to shed light on benghazi. lawmakers want more information on the investigation and want to know why there were not briefed until the general resigned. >> and for our sunday morning "q&a", elijah cummings stop by to discuss his election. during his interview, we asked what he thought of general petraeus's resignation. >> what i noticed in these investigations is you start off with certain conclusions, and a lot of times a factor not match the conclusions. we need to wait and see. you can bet your bottom dollar this matter will be thoroughly investigated and we will come up with the answers, but right now we just got to concentrate on making sure our military is supported, that we get out of afghanistan, and that we take care of our troops. >> congressmen cummings also commented on the fiscal cliff. he's for th
because of an affair. u.s. official says the affair came to light because of an e-mail investigation by the fbi sparked by a complaint of harassing e-mails alleged willie sent by petraeus' biographer. she spent months in afghanistan interviewing petraeus for the book. >>> to the recovery in superstorm sandy, nearly two weeks after the storm, frustration is boiling over. >> can't get lights on for my kids. i can't get power, heat, garbage pickup? >> more than 280,000 people across the region are still without power. nj will ew jersey's governor ch christie expects power to be back statewide by tonight. he says life will be back for most of new jersey come sunday. >>> top-ranked alabama lost the tonight 29-24 to 15th ranked texas a&m. an interception at the goal line in the final two minutes preserved the win for the aggies. texas a&m had led 20-0 at the end of the first quarter. >>> and the marine corps is celebrating its 237th birthday today. it was founded in 1775 by a resolution passed during the second continental congress. celebration includes a birthday ball and cake cutting cer
to reform their behavior. there was no need for 5,000 or 6,000 u.s. young men and women to lose their lives. >> coming up, president ahmadinejad's provocative opinions on israel. he tells us what he really meant when he called for the country to be wiped off the map. online outfit piccolo headphones buy now broadway show megapixels place to sleep little roadster war and peace deep sea diving ninja app hipster glasses 5% cash back sign up to get 5% everywhere online through december. only from discover. ♪ atmix of energies.ve the world needs a broader that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner electricity... that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and it's also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol - a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane. >>a minute, mom! let's broaden the world's energy mix. let's go. as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> let me turn, mr. president, if i may, to israel. you have been condemned very vociferously in america for a comment you
by information by accident. >> law enforcement and multiple u.s. sources tell nbc news that e-mails between the general and paula broadwell were indicative of an extra marital affair. nbc news tried but was unable to reach paula broadwell for comment. in his resignation letter, the general revealed he had showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extra marital affair. law enforcement sources tell nbc news that the general is not under investigation and that they don't expect their inquiry will result in criminal charges. patreus was the man who turned around the wars in iraq and afghanistan. >> he's a figure here people respected. >> but an affair that could have been embarrassing for any other public servant appeared to be a career ener for the man trusted to keep the nation's secrets. >>> 5:07. coming up, the family of an accident victim is worried about a state law that could help an alleged drunk driver avoid conviction. the all new investigation when we come back. >>> the black and silver come to town. how the black and purple are getting ready for today's home matchup. >>> but
the u.s. away from fiscal catastrophe. >>> in office politics. eugene robinson on one thing that did not factor into tuesday's election. between day, everyone. welcome to weekends with alex whitt. we begin with new details on what precipitated the end of the storied military career. we now know what started an fbi investigation that ended in general petraeus' abrupt resignation. it all started with complaints to the fbi about harassing e-mails sent from this woman, paula broadwell, to the another unnamed woman. petraeus was not the focus of investigators, but that led them to other e-mails between petraeus and broadwell which officials tell nbc news were indicative of an extramarital affair. the general admitted to an extramarital affair in his resignation letter. meanwhile we're now hearing from petraeus' former spokesperson. he talked to kristen welker. she's in washington with more. >> i interviewed steven boylan by phone saturday. he called petraeus a mentor and friend. boylan says he's stunned by the news about his former boss. in the meantime, new details are emerging about how
and hawaii all elected women to the u.s. senate for the first time in their history, including the first asian american woman in the history of the senate. it wasn't just advocacy organizations like emily's list helping to make this happen. there were a few particular men who were a big help, too. men like congressman todd akin, the republican candidate for senate. who voiced his belief about our magical female bodies not being able to get pregnant from rape. you know when it's legitimate. he lost by 16 points. men like richard mourdock believed allowed that it's god's will. he was defeated by his opponent on tuesday. and men like congressman joe walsh of illinois who stated that modern science and technology that abortion exceptions for the health of the mother were now unnecessary. congressman walsh took a big fat l on tuesday by ten points to his challenger, tammy duckworth. jessica val ent i wrote that it may be women that don't like talking about how personally these issues affect their lives were not afraid to be loud in the voting booth. joining me again are richard kim, maya wily
: new pentagon report on the terrorist attacks in libya showing top u.s. military leaders were not immediately told about the deadly assault on 11. consulate on september 11th. time line shows that leon panetta and martin dempsey were only alerted after 50 minutes. special operations were not going to respond for five hours. >> gregg: honoring america's veterans. president obama laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldiers at arlington today. then sending this message to our military men and women and their families. >> we take care of our own. we take care of our verses. we take care of your families. not just by saluting i on one way dai, once a year, but by fighting you every day of every year. that is our obligation, a sacred obligation to all of you. >> gregg: national correspondent steve centanni with more. steve, what was unusual about today's commemoration? >> reporter: the vietnam memorial to mark the 30th anniversary of its dedication. the wall contains the numbers names of 58,000 americans killed in vietnam between 1958 and 1975. the name carved in the panels.
the experience of doing, and i know local officials would welcome them with open arms. >> jamie: you know, the u.s. army corps of engineer, one of the federal authorities has been asked to be brought in by you and congressman king and others, you know, i made the point yesterday that they helped put electricity into bagdad and kabul and this is long island. everyone there, including yourself, still waiting, it is hard to believe. >> total frustration. i understand, those who have not had power, kids sleeping in cold rooms. this is our katrina on long island. we need a better response from the federal government. >> jamie: senator, your talking out will hopefully get you that. thank you for being with us. >> thank you for the
resignation, wants to bring in msnbc military analyst, retired u.s. army colonel, jack jacobs. colonel jack, thanks for sticking around. first of all, let's start with where vic left off. what do you make of the timing of all of this? >> i don't see anything untoward about this. i think the fbi investigated as quickly as they could. i think as soon as they found something out, they talked to him. there was a bit of a delay in notifying the president. but that's something else altogether. you were asking about gen ben ghazi, do you want to talk benghazi? >> yeah. >> you've been on the ground. you know, you know what it's like to be on the ground when your intelligence is no good, i think from a military standpoint, i don't think it made any sense whatsoever to send a quick reaction force, which would neither be quick, nor would it necessarily be able to react to what was on the ground. by that time, anyway, ambassador stevens was dead. >> let's talk about from a personal standpoint. i know that you have known david petraeus and his wife, holly, for about the same length of time that they've
water bill. >> reporter: the national consumer law center says thousands of homeowners all over the u.s. are threatened with foreclosure every year because of unpaid utility bills and taxes. in rhode island, a $474 sewer bill cost one woman her home. the company that took possession later sold it for $85,000. back in baltimore, vicky valentine lost her house over a partially paid water bill. you'd been in this home for 33 years? >> yes. >> reporter: and now all of a sudden, you're out on the street. >> yes, and that's not a fun place to be. >> reporter: lien logic makes $100 million a year, profiting from its lien business. we tracked down one of the company's co-founders. you're taking homes from people for small unpaid water bills. >> like i said, i decline the interview. >> reporter: and in the end -- >> thanks for your time. >> reporter: you have nothing to say to the people that lose their homes to you? many cities like houston will just shut your water off if you don't pay but they would never give anyone the right to take your home. but david, it is different everywhere. if you h
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